Simple, Savory, Smashing

Instead of toasting the bread in the toaster I fried it in a bit of olive oil, makes a lovely change. I topped it with warm  leoncini Porchetta and sautéed peas with endive. The sauce is what I had baked my chicken thighs in the night before – my favorite sauce for chicken-made of: Yogurt,…

Veggie Frittata

So very easy and so very fast and even good the next day between two slices of crusty bread with mayo. It hits on any meal time, any time of the day (or night). This one was dinner with a salad. Just add in whatever veggies you have that will compliment each other, toss in…

Veggie Open-Face

The humble open-faced sandwich deserves praise for its simplicity and versatility wouldn’t you agree? Savory, hot, and stacked with your tastiest finds, quick and easy to assemble and not too heavy on the tummy, because you’re only eating one piece of bread, brilliant! It could be layered with anything you have on hand from a…

A Yorkshire by any other Name

For my family our get together time/big dinner is Christmas Eve and it is always Prime Rib with Yorkshire’s. My recipe makes about 1-1/2  liters but since there were only 5 for dinner this year I have leftover batter on hand. Which is just fine because another identity of Yorkshire’s are Dutch Baby Pancakes! I…

Pancakes!

Who does not love drool over stacks of tender, buttery, maple dripping  pancakes?  Nobody that’s who. I can devour a plateful no problem and eat the one my husband seems to never finish, because I give him a stack as big as mine, and even though he’s six foot two, he can’t eat as much…

Scrumptious Brunch (or breakfast!)

A rustic, simple breakfast/brunch nosh.  A gently fried sunny side up set over a salty strip of prosciutto, accompanied by sourdough toast layered with avocado, sautéed asparagus, tomato wedges and crumbles of feta.

Poached Egg

One of the simplest pleasures, the soft buttery richness of a perfect poached egg. It can accompany most anything savoury or sweet or stand all on its own. It can be breakfast, brunch, lunch or a light quick dinner and I love them! So let’s get down to it. Put a small pot of water…

Poached egg, Quinoa and Ratatouille

One of my favourite breakfasts – next to pancakes and french toast – and so healthy with a good punch of protein to fuel your day. Rinse the quinoa well in a fine mesh strainer and put into a pot and add the equal amount of water -1 cup for cup for instance. Add salt,…

Poached Egg on Toast

Egg on toast, a quick unctuous meal for breakfast, brunch or lunch utilizing some cooked chicken breast from last evenings dinner! Easy Peasy and so satisfying. For this dish, chicken breast sliced thin laid over mashed avocado and tomatoes, some sautéed mushrooms, a sunny side up egg and cheese on a thick slice of good…